rand red hots des plaines il
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Rand Red Hots

Hours may not be accurate

Hot Dog Joint
Mon11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tues11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Rand Red Hots

1441 Rand Rd

Des Plaines, IL 60016

This drive-thru and outdoor eatery in Des Plaines has got some serious 1950s flair -- with its turquoise paint, neon signage, and kitschy condiment decoration, it's surprising that it's only been around since 2013. And its hot dogs follow suit with old-school style and minimal toppings. The fry-wrapped dogs (Vienna, of course) really speak for themselves. You're not paying depression-era prices for them like at most joints, but these high-grade dogs won't spare you much more anyway.